What does Pentecostal mean?

Definitions for Pentecostal
ˌpɛn tɪˈkɔ stl, -ˈkɒs tlPen·te·costal

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Pentecostal, Pentecostalistadjective

    any member of a Pentecostal religious body

  2. pentecostaladjective

    of or relating to or characteristic of any of various Pentecostal religious bodies or their members

  3. pentecostaladjective

    of or relating to or occurring at Pentecost


  1. Pentecostalnoun

    a member of a Pentecostal church

  2. Pentecostaladjective

    of, or relating to Pentecost

  3. Pentecostaladjective

    of, or relating to a Christian religious movement that emphasizes the Holy Spirit

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Pentecostaladjective

    Belonging to Whitsuntide.

    Etymology: from pentecost.

    I have composed sundry collects, made up out of the church collects with some little variation; as the collects adventual, quadragesimal, paschal or pentecostal. Robert Sanderson.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pentecostaladjective

    of or pertaining to Pentecost or to Whitsuntide

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Pentecostal in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Pentecostal in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of Pentecostal in a Sentence

  1. Karen Gibson:

    Normally with that kind of message, we would be joining in (with the sermon). As black, Pentecostal folk there will be the amens and hallelujahs. I could see them twitching, they were wanting to move and we couldn't. We just had to hold it all down.

  2. Billy Porter:

    The shame of that time compounded with the shame that had already [ accumulated ] in my life silenced me, and I have lived with that shame in silence for 14 years. HIV-positive, where I come from, growing up in the Pentecostal churchwith a very religious family, is God's punishment.

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